Laico El Farouk Hotel

Address: Blvd du 22 Octobre 1946, Bamako, BP E 5063 , Mali | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on Blvd du 22 Octobre 1946, Bamako, is near Bandiagara Cliffs (Dogon Country) and Bamako Sights.
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    Travel Blogs from Bamako

    Local cuisine and industries

    A travel blog entry by jaynewick on Aug 08, 2015

    3 comments, 5 photos

    ... breakfast and lunch, so Koro brought us home later delivered the lunch to our home.

    The cold also gave me a chance to practice my local money handling skills. Let me explain. The local money in Mali is the FCFA, the French franc, one of two monies in Africa guaranteed by the French treasury. There is a West African CFA and a Central African CFA. The West African CFA is the common monetary unit used in Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, ...

    The end of Ramadan, the Eid, and other activities

    A travel blog entry by jaynewick on Jul 18, 2015

    9 comments, 29 photos

    ... small group discussions focusing on the similarities and differences between the Islamic view and biblical view. It provided for lively interchange, as each of the four small groups was facilitated by one of the staff, allowing participants to ask questions about Christianity. Questions were quite varied and included what the Trinity is, who Jesus is, and why the Pope didn’t stand out more on homosexuality. When we reconvened as a group, it was pointed out ...

    Sleeping Camel

    A travel blog entry by derrick241 on Dec 17, 2014

    2 comments, 2 photos

    ... is, but it’s not working, some people have been covered in bites here (the river isn’t far)

    One of the reasons I like bush camps, we don’t get half as many bugs and mozzies in them

    Things are going to be pretty much the same as they have been so far, hot, dusty, dirty, bugs, flies, pollution, snotty kids, beggars and French speaking while we are on this side of Africa, it should get better after Cape Town, but that is months away ...

    The most welcomed I've ever felt.

    A travel blog entry by happy_feet on Jul 07, 2014

    1 comment, 6 photos

    ... the streets of Kati or take a little bus to get there. Either way, we’re usually covered in sweat. Once we arrive at the school, there’s a bunch of ENSUP students and Ciwara faculty ready to get to work. We’ve talked about the importance of stories, written small stories and presented them. We’ve dyed fabric in tea leaves and bark to get a variety of colored fabric. We’ve created small and large scale art pieces using Malian clay and ...

    Touch down in Africa Town

    A travel blog entry by celina_tee on Dec 03, 2011

    25 photos

    ... from the place I am working. We then took a small charter plane from Bamako to Tabakoto where I am now. Bamako is the closest BIG CITY I am by. Now when I say city, there are no houses and front lawns, its basically half finished apartment buildings ( like if they constructed a building and just got the cement up and forgot… brick, windows, roof) so basically a cement block with openings. People don’t live in homes, they are shacks and because it’s ...